Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 21 points (0.1%) at 16,093 as of Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,560 issues advancing vs. 1,331 declining with 131 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Tile Shop Holdings ( TTS), up 8.6%, WisdomTree Investments ( WETF), up 3.0%, Ameriprise Financial ( AMP), up 1.3%, State Street ( STT), up 1.2% and KKR ( KKR), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Eaton Vance Corporation ( EV), down 3.1%, IntercontinentalExchange Group ( ICE), down 0.7% and CME Group ( CME), down 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Blackstone Group ( BX) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Blackstone Group is up $0.29 (1.0%) to $28.33 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Blackstone Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.02-$28.49 after having opened the day at $28.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.04. The Blackstone Group L.P. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm also provides financial advisory services to its clients. It provides its services to public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural, and charitable organizations. Blackstone Group has a market cap of $15.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 74.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Blackstone Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Blackstone Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Blackstone Group Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.